Press Release

Ministry of Health & Social Development
Release Date:
Wednesday, 25 September 2019 - 4:32pm

The Ministry of Health and Social Development begins renovating the North Sound Community Centre on Virgin Gorda.

Minister for Health and Social Development, Honourable Carvin Malone signed an agreement on behalf of the Government of the Virgin Islands with the project contractor Mr. Victor Creque on September 23 to carry out repairs to the centre. Restoration works will include the exterior windows and doors, kitchen cupboards, interior lighting and wall fixtures, installation of outside lighting, interior and exterior painting, and cleaning of the cistern.

The contract agreement amounts to a sum of $44,486.62 and works will begin on September 30, 2019 and conclude on December 31, 2019.

The North Sound Community Centre was among several of the Territory’s community centres which also functions as Emergency Shelters that sustained damages caused by the 2017 disasters, hurricanes Irma and Maria.

The Ministry of Health and Social Development aspires to provide a caring and integrated system of health and social services that facilitates human development and quality of life in the British Virgin Islands.

Photographs are attached:

Photo Caption 1 of 2: Left to Right, Ninth District Representative and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Honourable Vincent Wheatley, Contractor Mr. Victor Creque and Minister for Health and Social Development, Honourable Carvin Malone during the contract signing to repair the North Sound Community Centre. (Photo Credit: Ronnielle Frazer/GIS)

Photo Caption 2 of 2: Ministers, Contractor and Ministry of Health staff during the signing of the contract to repair the North Sound Community Centre. (Photo Credit: Ronnielle Frazer/GIS)

Author

Adrianna J. Soverall

Ag. Public Health Communications Specialist
Ministry of Health and Social Development
Telephone: 468-3701 ext. 852 7742
Email:    asoverall@gov.vg